2018 West Virginia Book Festival

Meet your favorite authors at this free, two-day celebration of books, reading, writing and creativity. Visit the Children’s Word Play area, see authors and vendors in the Festival Marketplace and find a bargain in the giant Used Book Sale (Saturday only). Activities and events for all ages. Friday, October 26 at 10am to 9pm; Saturday, October 27: 8am-5pm

A Poetic Harvest

Poet and gardener, Mary Lucille DeBerry, will read an array of gardening poetry including works by the late Stanley Kunitz, Mary Oliver and Theodore Roethke as well as some of her own poetry – followed by a writing session where participants, bringing paper-and-pen or a laptop, will create their own poems. Some of Mary Lucille’s books will also be available for purchase. Most appropriate for ages 12 and above. Free for WVBG members, $15 for non-members. Space is limited, register today! Please pre-register for ALL activities 48 hours in advance at All activities take place at the West Virginia Botanic Garden, 1061 Tyrone Road, Morgantown, WV 26508 unless otherwise noted. Park in the lower parking area. Programs will last approximately 1.5-2 hours unless otherwise noted. Donations are appreciated and can be made online, or at the kiosk by the lower lot. Please refrain from bringing your pet to activities.

Lewisburg Literary Festival

A celebration of literature, this two-day event is host to visiting authors, writing workshops, outdoor art, musical entertainment, children’s story time and performance art. And it’s free for all to enjoy!

What’s In Your Blood? Creative Writing Workshop Series – Poetry

This workshop is one of three in the series "What's In Your Blood?" and is part of Pocahontas County's Cal W. Price Appalachian Enrichment Series. The Poetry session will be led by Cheryl Denise. $10 fee to register. Please email to register Additional events in the series: June 23, 2016 Memoir with Cat Pleska September 17, 2016 Fiction with Eric Fritzius